By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage. Several people along the northeastern coast were reportedly
By By BULLIT MARQUEZAssociated Press
NEW BATAAN, Philippines (AP) - The number of people missing after a typhoon devastated the Philippines jumped to nearly 900 after families and fishing companies reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea, officials said.
The fishermen from
By By BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - No snow boots needed in Milwaukee. Chicago commuters aren't dodging knee-deep snow drifts frozen along city sidewalks. And children in Des Moines are settling for ice shavings dumped from a Zamboni.
Many cities in the Midwest
SPOKANE, Wash. - Washingtonians are expected to buy and use more than 187,000 pounds of marijuana in just the one year.
That's all according to the fiscal impact statement prepared by the Office of Financial Management. In one year revenues are expected to be nearly $16 million
SPOKANE, Wash. - Only an ounce of marijuana is legal in the state of Washington. Even with this new change though, not much will change for the jails or court system with the new marijuana law.
Spokane doesn't not deal with many misdemeanor marijuana cases, instead
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane City Council has some major decisions to make at next week's meeting. Among them, what to do about a $10 million dollar budget shortfall.
Mayor David Condon announced his plan to get Spokane back in the black this October. The theme of his budget is affordability,
By By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea may postpone the controversial launch of a long-range rocket that had been slated for liftoff as early as this week, state media said Sunday, as international pressure on Pyongyang to cancel the provocative move
By By MANUEL VALDESAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - A man pleaded guilty Thursday to plotting an attack on a Seattle military complex with machine guns and grenades.
Abu Khalid Abdul-Latif, 35, agreed to a prison sentence between 17 and 19 years, the U.S. attorney's office in Seattle said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Federal prosecutors in San Diego say a U.S. Marine has pleaded guilty to accepting $150,000 in bribes from contractors while stationed in Iraq.
The U.S. attorney's office says 36-year-old Staff Sgt. Gilbert Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to defraud the United
SPOKANE, Wash. - Adults who feel it's high time to get high might want to wait before they break out the Cheetos and Doritos. A legal haze looms over Initiative 502, which legalized recreational marijuana use starting December 6. While possession of up to an